More than 600 artists, musicians, dancers and other creative types are expected to take part in Swish, an arts and cultural festival that will take over sidewalks and outdoor cultural spaces in downtown Indianapolis starting Saturday.
IBJ Podcast: Helping artists and arts organizations survive the pandemic
Podcast host Mason King talked with Julie Goodman, president and CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis, about the group’s fundraising efforts and grant programs meant to sustain artists and arts groups. In addition, two artists join the conversation.Read More
Former art teacher makes mark on Etsy with crayon-making
Nicole Lewis’ online shop, Art2theextreme, has first-to-market position on the platform with its trademark “The Original Rainbow Crayon.”Read More
Celadon selling Andy Warhol prints as part of bankruptcy
The Warhol screen prints, four brightly colored pieces depicting tractor trailer trucks, hung in the trucking company’s corporate offices.Read More
The settlement agreement brings the legal wrangling over the estate of the artist who grew up in Indianapolis and is known for his iconic “LOVE” series closer to an end.
The marketplace it says is open to all artists, regardless of their affiliation with the center or where their wares are displayed.
The print of the heron stood out because it seemed so, well, Indiana. I know of so many places in the state that I can drive by or walk by and almost certainly see a heron standing tall.
The mural will be painted between the Madame Walker Legacy Theater and the Indianapolis Urban League in the Indiana Avenue Cultural District, which was historically a Black business, entertainment and population center.
Several business owners in the city’s central business district and others along Massachusetts Avenue have enlisted staff members and local artists to paint murals and messages on the plywood covering the facades of riot-damaged buildings.
The strips span from the launch of “Garfield” in 1978 to 2011, when Indiana-based cartoonist Jim Davis began drawing the strip digitally.
The guitar was sold by former Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour, who played it on such iconic albums as “The Dark Side of the Moon” and “The Wall."
A new, $4.3 million Lilly Endowment grant is poised to spark the transformation of a one-mile stretch of East 10th Street into a hotbed for the arts.
After a conversation with a local arts group, Sanner realized the walls of his stores were a perfect “canvas”—so why not add murals to as many stores as possible?
Circle to get $8M boost for patriotic light show as Lilly Endowment doles out $50M in special grants
The endowment said Wednesday it would fund 17 ideas across the city as part of its one-time Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation program.
The Back Woods Studio Tour, a self-guided swing through rural Brown County through the end of October, showcases the work and work spaces of more than 20 artists and craftsmen.
The business advocacy group is working with city officials and a consultant to develop a strategy for promoting Indianapolis’ musical assets—and then writing the next verse in a higher key and more robust tempo.
Bryan Fonseca’s stunning departure comes in the midst of a major transition for the theater, which just moved into a newly built, $11 million downtown facility on Illinois Street.
Visual note-taking—which involves distilling in real time the points of a meeting, conference or speech with a combination of sketched images and words—has just started catching on.
Robert Indiana was born Robert Clark in New Castle and later relocated to Indianapolis, where he attended Arsenal Technical High School.